Vegetable Seeds and Plants

Vegetable Seeds and Plants

Shop and grow vegetable seeds and plants perfect for your home garden. Prize winning tomatoes, peppers, beans and heirloom vegetables from our online store. More »

Annual Flower Seeds & Plants

Annual Flower Seeds & Plants

Our annual flowers are available in both seeds and plants from the most trusted name in home gardening. Find your favorite flower seeds and plants. Shop from our most popular categories, or from over 70 classes. More »

Perennials Seeds and Plants

Perennials Seeds and Plants

Year after year, our perennial seeds and plants will fill your home garden beds and borders. Select from our full palette of colors, textures, forms and fragrances to create the perennial garden of your dreams - a sensory pleasure for years to come. More »

Herbs Seeds and Plants

Herbs Seeds and Plants

Get ready for the surprising taste difference when you use our flavorful, fresh herbs from your home garden. Everyday dishes take on richer flavor and aroma. Whether you grow herbs for cooking, healing, fragrance, crafts or garden display, they are one of the easiest plants to grow. More »

Fruit Seeds & Plants

Fruit Seeds & Plants

We make growing your own fresh fruits and berries as simple as it is rewarding. Our fruit plants are selected specially for home garden performance and yield. More »

Home Gardening Supplies and Gifts

Home Gardening Supplies and Gifts

To create the garden of your dreams, get some expert help. Our choice selection of garden-proven supplies will get your garden off to a great start, and keep it at peak performance. More »

Category Archives: Heirlooms

Pepper Sweet California Wonder Organic

prod000842 HEIRLOOM. The standard bell pepper for many decades this 1928 introduction is still the largest open-pollinated heirloom bell you can grow. A perfect stuffing pepper-blocky 4″ x 3 1/2″ thick-walled tender and flavorful. Certified Organic Seed.

Pepper Hot Cayenne

prod001971 The famously hot and pungent pepper takes its name from a river in Guyana. We like to think the name derives from locals fleeing to the river for relief their mouths scorched by the incendiary pepper. Most often dried Cayenne

Nasturtium Double Dwarf Jewel Mix

prod000290 An abundance of 2-3″ double spurred flowers bloom in a harmony of color. Superb for bedding or containers.

Bean Purple Podded Pole

prod001908 Discovered in an Ozarks vegetable garden in the 1930s the striking deep purple pods grow in abundance on 6′ tall pole habit vines over a long season. Tender and round the 5-7″ stringless pods turn green when cooked. A delectable

Tomato Bloody Butcher

prod001172 Sensational general use fruits have a rich heirloom flavor and a deep red color inside and out. If it’s hard for you to wait for ordinary tomatoes to ripen try these. In less than 8 weeks they’re ready to enjoy…

Squash Italian Ribbed Zucchini

prod002006 Known and beloved by Italians as “Costata Romanesco” this Italian heirloom offers up a distinctive nutty flavor. The 6-8″ medium-green fruits have pale green ribs and flecks. The prominent ribs create star-shaped slices which are lovely sauteed or roasted.

Tomato Red Pear

prod001952 A bright red pear-shaped heirloom with an American pedigree that goes back to Colonial times. Attractive and tasty the 1-2″ long fruits are delicious in salads or roasted in the oven. Indeterminate.

Tomato Green Zebra

prod002001 Green Zebra is actually the result of four heirlooms bred together. Whatever it’s a beauty with exquisite emerald green skin dark green vertical stripes and gently flavorful green flesh. Ready to be eaten fresh or canned and enjoyed year-round. High-yielding

Pepper Hot Lemon

prod000812 This pepper from the markets of Ecuador ripens to a pure lemon yellow in about 80 days but it is delightfully flavorful when green. The skin is tender and the aroma is spicy with a hint of pine woods. As

Balsam Mix

prod000129 HEIRLOOM. While today’s impatiens a shade-loving hybrid of African species was virtually unknown in gardens until after World War II balsam which is native to Southeast Asia was a well-known favorite by 1900. Balsam grows well in both sun and

Tomato Rutgers

prod001009 The legendary Jersey tomato introduced in 1934 is a cross between J.T.D. (an old New Jersey variety from the Campbell Soup Co.) and Marglobe. Its flavor both for slicing and cooking is still unequaled. Red fruits are slightly flattened. Tall

Gloriosa Daisy Gloriosa Double Gold

prod000051 Rich golden yellow flowers 3 1/2″ across with large black centers are produced in profusion on long sturdy 3 ft. high stems. Blooms the first season after early sowing. Grow as an annual cut flower or integrate with mixed perennial

Pepper Sweet Marconi Rosso Organic

prod001987 In Italy this regional favorite is eaten both in the tasty green stage and the super sweet fully mature red stage. Multi-talented the sweet pepper is delicious whether raw or fried grilled or stuffed. All season long the sturdy 30″

Poppy Oriental Poppy Mix

prod001097 The fragile beauty and shimmering colors of poppies are magical. They practically grow themselves which is why they were essentials in remote cottage gardens. Large flowers scarlet to pink with deep purple centers. Flowers May-June.

Bean Early Bush Italian

prod000581 HEIRLOOM. Early Bush Italian is a great Burpee exclusive variety that is easy to grow and quick to yield. The 16-18″ plants are erect so it’s easy to pick the 5 1/2″ long beans. The pods remain stringless and are

Ammi Majus Queen Anne’s Lace

prod000124 HEIRLOOM. The Ammi blossom is a pure white and makes a striking flower that is domed on top rather than flat. Excellent for cutting.

Bean White Half Runner

prod000605 HEIRLOOM. With or without support White Half runner yields an early heavy crop of tender green pods 4 1/2″ long with white seeds and sweet flavor. One 2 oz. seed packet will sow a row of about 20 ft. Our

Nemophila Baby Blue Eyes

prod000298 This versatile native American wildflower (also known as California Blue Bells) is perfect in beds and containers or as an annual groundcover. Growing only 6″ tall with a spread to 12″ nemophila often overwinters in mild climates (zone 7 and

Amaranthus Love Lies Bleeding

prod000122 HEIRLOOM. Brilliant red seed heads dangle like shimmering ruby necklaces from the tops of sturdy 3-5 ft. plants. With long-lasting color they’re great in arrangements fresh-cut or dried. Amaranthus needs heat and a long season. Start in containers and set

Basil Greek

prod000453 Native to Southeast Asia basil has been used in cooking and for fragrances for centuries. Brought to Europe in the Middle Ages it thrived in the Mediterranean region as well as around the Caspian and Black Seas. Burpee first offered